Adults Social Worker – Central Neighbourhood Team #00089EC81

March 8, 2024
£28 - £30 / hour

Job Description

Please be aware this is a Long Term Temporary post to start ASAP.

The following is essential criteria, please do not apply without:

– Degree in Social Work

– SWE Registration

– Right to work within the UK

3 years reference, gaps in employment history checked, any relevant quals as per JDPS

Trafford Council require 2 adult social workers for the central neighbourhood team.  Assignment will be for a minimum of 3 months.

We are looking to appoint enthusiastic social workers to undertake strength based assessments and deliver appropriate person centred support and outcomes for adults with care and support needs. You must be able to work in ways that promote independence, recognise the potential for change and through excellent practice enable people to maximise their strengths.
You must possess good communication skills and be able to work proactively with a range of adults applying a clear understanding of the legislative framework for Adult Social Care. In addition you will be required to provide an effective response to safeguarding enquiries in line with both the Care Act 2014 and local policy and procedures.
You will be able to work as part of a team and autonomously and will be familiar working within a Multi-Disciplinary environment. Further, they will have knowledge of working within the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and will be able to effectively and professionally challenge to ensure best outcomes for our residents.

Community Social Work Teams – We are recruiting social workers to join their integrated community service

Our community teams work with adults with various care and support needs. We are looking for skilled and motivational social workers to work within busy and challenging roles. A significant part of your role will be to engage in social care assessments and interventions utilising a strength based and person centred approach. We are looking for skilled individuals who possess an in depth knowledge and understanding of the Care Act 2014 and other key pieces of legislation.
Our teams have several locations across the borough which are easily accessible and have good transport links.
Central Team
The office base is at Sale Waterside in the centre of Sale town which is in the heart of Trafford. It is very accessible as it’s close to both the M60 and the Sale tram station.

Please be aware this is a Long Term Temporary post to start ASAP.

You must have:

  • A professional qualification in social work and experience of working with Adults
  • Social Work England registration.
  • Post qualified experience.
  • References required for the last 5 years of employment.

Benefits of working with

  • Free on-going training opportunities upon registering as part of our commitment to you.
  • Competitive Rates of pay
  • In house payroll, providing weekly payments and support
  • Enhanced DBS completed.
  • Support and expert advice from an approachable, dedicated and friendly team
  • An assigned dedicated & experienced consultant
  • Various employment opportunities in your preferred geographical area

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